Francis Matthews, Dublin Pearse, 2017, oil on linen, 90x140cm, Courtesy the artist
Francis Matthews (b. 1981, Ireland) is a visual artist working primarily in painting. His paintings are informed by light, architecture, memory, and place. Matthews graduated with a first-class honours degree in architecture from UCD before pursuing a career as an artist. He has since exhibited widely including a solo show at Molesworth Gallery, Dublin (2016) and previously participated in EVA (2010).